Name:Service NoRankBattalion/ServiceDate of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Hair Colour:Eye Colour:Previous Military:Martial Status:Religion:Trade:Next of Kin:
Clifford H. Earl1060330Private246th Battalion; 17th Reserve Battalion; 85th BattalionJune 24, 1897Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NSJanuary 27, 1917HalifaxPleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS195 feet, 4 inchesfairblackblackComposite Artillery (10 months) SingleMethodistCarpenterHenry Earl (Father) Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NSClifford Earl served with the 246th Battalion in Canada, the 17th Reserve Battalion in England. and the 895th Battalion in France.Private Earl embarked Canada at Halifax on the SS Olympic (H.M. Transport 2810) on June 31, 1917 and arrived in Liverpool on June 9, 1917. At Bramshott Camp in England he was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion on June 10, 1917. He proceeded to France for service with the 85th Battalion joining the unit in the field on November 23, 1917. He was gassed in the trenches on August 6, 1918 and invalided to England at Bramshott on August 10, 1918. He remained in England until his embarkation for Canada on the SS Cassandra on February 22, 1919. He was discharged on demobilization at Halifax on April 9, 1919.